Registration Now Open for Annual Virginia Beach State of Tourism Address

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

WHO: Virginia Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau Director Brad Van Dommelen with a welcome by Mayor Will Sessoms

WHAT: A business luncheon and presentation by CVB Director Brad Van Dommelen who will share insight regarding the current state of tourism in Virginia Beach, the successes and opportunities the tourism bureau has achieved under his leadership to date, and his vision for the future of the CVB moving forward.

WHEN: Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017
Registration & reception: 11:30 a.m. – noon
Program: Noon – 1:30 p.m.

WHERE: Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th St., Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451

Pre-registration is required by 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 27, 2017.

CLICK HERE to register. This event is open to the public and all stakeholders within the region's corporate, hospitality, municipal, and travel and tourism industries. Tickets are $25 per person.

The media are invited and encouraged to attend. Please contact Teresa Diaz to RSVP or to schedule an interview.

About the Virginia Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau (

Where the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay meet, Virginia Beach promises visitors a unique chance to "Live the Life." Nature at its finest, just-caught and just-picked local food and toes-in-the-sand relaxation combine for a soul-satisfying experience. A world-renowned boardwalk, energetic downtown, state-of-the-art Convention Center, abundant parks and waterways, and mild weather give rise to an active lifestyle and flourishing local culture. The Virginia Beach CVB is responsible for promoting year-round leisure, business, meetings and conventions, international and sports travel to Virginia's most populous city. For media information and images, visit Follow Virginia Beach on Twitter at, Instagram at, Facebook at  

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